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Assignment 2 Research: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

It is rare for photographs to be published in total isolation from text whether it be hashtags, blogs, captions, cutlines, essays, artist statements, articles, news stories, words inside the frame or in books; the relationship between words and pictures is a subject in its … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 Research: Shepherds, Herdsmen and Jean Mohr

In Another way of Telling (1) John Berger and Jean Mohr have created a book of photographs about the lives of mountain peasants. For Mohr it brings together seven years of photographing the farming families of Haute-Savoie which are presented with … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 Research: The Development of a Portrait Series – A Fortunate Man

Whilst researching the approach of photographers towards agriculture I looked at the work of Jean Mohr who collaborated on a number of books with John Berger. Berger and Mohr were particularly interested in the relationship between the written and visual narrative and … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 Research: The Portrayal of Farming

Initially I envisioned assignment 2 to be a series strongly referencing Julian Germain’s Every Minute …. (reviewed here), Kaylynn Deveney’s The Day-to-Life of Albert Hastings (reviewed here) and Nigel Shafran’s various portrait series of his wife Ruth (reviewed here) but … Continue reading

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